|Music of Germany|
|Popular and modern||Electronic - Rock (Krautrock) - Hip hop - Alpine New Wave - Highlife - Cabaret - Volkstümliche Musik - Schlager - Klezmer - Heavy metal|
|Classical||Chorale - Opera - Baroque - Classical - Romantic - Lied|
|Folk||Oom-pah - Volksmusik - Schuhplattler - Yodelling|
|History (Timeline and Samples)|
|Awards||German Music Instrument Prize - German Music Awards|
|Festivals||Rock am Ring and Rock im Park, Donaueschinger Musiktage|
|National anthem||"Das Lied der Deutschen"|
|Bavaria - Danish-German - Swabia - Sorbia - Northern Germany|
|Other Germanic areas|
|Austria - Denmark - Flanders - Liechtenstein - Luxembourg - Netherlands|
Lied (plural Lieder), (pronounced [liːt]; plural [ˈliːdɐ]) is a German word, meaning literally "song"; among English speakers, however, the word is used primarily as a term for European romantic music songs, also known as art songs. Forms of German-language music include Neue Deutsche Welle ( NDW) Krautrock, Hamburger Schule, Volksmusik, German The Electronic music of Germany consists of a number of genres that are popular around the world today Although German rock music ( Deutschrock) didn't come into its own until the late 1960s it spawned many innovative and influential bands spanning genres such as Krautrock Krautrock is a generic name for the Experimental music scene that appeared in Germany in the late 1960s and gained popularity throughout the 1970s especially in Britain The term German Hip Hop denotes Hip hop music produced in Germany. Bavaria has been part of the Alpine New Wave of Folk music alongside Switzerland and Austria. Cabaret is a form of entertainment featuring Comedy, Song, Dance, and Theatre, distinguished mainly by the performance venue &mdash a Restaurant Volkstümliche Musik (German folksy music) is a modern variation on the Traditional music of German-speaking countries in general and their Alpine regions Schlager ( German Schlager, literally "hitter" or more loosely translated "a hit" is a style of Popular music that is prevalent in A chorale was originally a Hymn of the Lutheran church sung by the entire congregation Opera in German is the Opera of the German-speaking countries, most notably Germany (or the historic states which now form the Federal Republic of Germany Baroque art redirects here Please disambiguate such links to Baroque painting, Baroque sculpture, etc The dates of the Classical period in Western music are generally accepted as 1750 to 1810 Romantic Music is a Musicological term referring to a particular period theory compositional practice and canon in European music history from about 1815 to 1910 Oom-pah or umpapa is the rhythmical sound of a deep Brass instrument in a band, a form of background Ostinato. Volksmusik (literally translated from the German as "people's music" is the common umbrella designation of a number of related styles of Traditional music from The Schuhplattler is a traditional folk dance from Bavaria and Austria. Yodeling (or yodelling, jodeling) is a form of Singing that involves singing an extended note which rapidly and repeatedly changes in pitch from the Time line for Music of Germany 1523 Bavarian State Orchestra founded 1571 Michael Praetorius born 1586 Jacob The official Music Charts in Germany are collected and published by the company Media Control GfK International on behalf of Bundesverband der phonographischen Wirtschaft (Federal A music festival is a Festival oriented towards Music that is sometimes presented with a theme such as Musical genre, Nationality or locality The Rock am Ring ( Rock at the Ring) and Rock im Park ( Rock in the Park) festivals are two simultaneous Rock music festivals held annually in The Donaueschingen Festival ('Donaueschinger Musiktage' is a new music festival that takes place every October in the small town of Donaueschingen. A national anthem is a generally patriotic musical composition that evokes and eulogizes the history traditions and struggles of its people recognized either by a nation's Das Deutschlandlied ("The Song of Germany" also known as Das Lied der Deutschen, "The Song of the Germans" has been used wholly or partially as the Denmark is a Nordic country that has long been a center of cultural innovation The Germanic peoples are a historical group of Indo-European -speaking peoples originating in Northern Europe and identified by their use of the Germanic Vienna has long been an important center of musical innovation Denmark is a Nordic country that has long been a center of cultural innovation Liechtenstein is a small Central European country of Germanic cultural origins Luxembourg is a small European country and one of the Low Countries. The Netherlands has multiple Musical traditions Contemporary Dutch popular music music ( Nederpop) is heavily influenced by music styles that emerged in the 1950s A song is a Musical composition. Songs contain vocal parts that are performed 'sung' and generally feature Words ( Lyrics) commonly followed Classical music is a broad term that usually refers to mainstream music produced in or rooted in the traditions of Western liturgical and Secular music A song is a Musical composition. Songs contain vocal parts that are performed 'sung' and generally feature Words ( Lyrics) commonly followed An art song is a Vocal music composition, usually written for one Singer with Piano or Orchestral accompaniment More accurately, the term perhaps is best used to describe specifically songs set to a German poem of reasonably high literary aspirations, most notably during the nineteenth century, beginning with Franz Schubert and culminating with Hugo Wolf. Hugo Wolf (March 13 1860 – February 22 1903 was an Austrian Composer of Slovene origin particularly noted for his art songs or Lieder. Typically, Lieder are arranged for a single singer and piano. The piano is a Musical instrument played by means of a keyboard that produces sound by striking steel strings with Felt covered hammers Sometimes Lieder are gathered in a Liederkreis or "song cycle" — a series of songs (generally three or more) tied by a single narrative or theme. Song cycles in classical music The first generally accepted example of a song cycle is Ludwig van Beethoven 's An die ferne Geliebte (1816 The composers Franz Schubert and Robert Schumann are most closely associated with this genre of romantic music. Robert Schumann, sometimes given as Robert Alexander Schumann (June 8 1810 &ndash July 29 1856 was a German Composer, Aesthete and influential Music critic
For German speakers the term Lied has a long history ranging from 12th century troubadour songs (Minnesang) via folk songs (Volkslieder) and church hymns (Kirchenlieder) to 20th-century workers songs (Arbeiterlieder) or protest songs (Kabarettlieder, Protestlieder). Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. A troubadour ( IPA:, originally) was a composer and performer of Occitan Lyric poetry during the High Middle Ages (1100&ndash1350 Minnesang was the tradition of lyric and Song writing in Germany which flourished in the 12th century and continued into the 14th century A protest song is a Song which Protests against perceived problems in Society.
In Germany, the great age of song came in the 19th century. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. The 19th century of the Common Era began on January 1, 1801 and ended on December 31, 1900, according to the Gregorian calendar German and Austrian composers had written music for voice with keyboard before this time, but it was with the flowering of German literature in the Classical and Romantic eras that composers found high inspiration in poetry that sparked the genre known as the Lied. Austria (Österreich ( officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich German literature comprises those literary texts written in the German language. The dates of the Classical period in Western music are generally accepted as 1750 to 1810 Romantic Music is a Musicological term referring to a particular period theory compositional practice and canon in European music history from about 1815 to 1910 The beginnings of this tradition are seen in the songs of Mozart and Beethoven, but it is with Schubert that a new balance is found between words and music, a new absorption into the music of the sense of the words. Ludwig van Beethoven ( English ˈlʊdvɪg væn ˈbeɪtoʊvən, 16 December 1770 &ndash 26 March 1827 was a German Composer and Pianist. Schubert wrote over 600 songs, some of them in sequences or song cycles that relate a story — adventure of the soul rather than the body. Song cycles in classical music The first generally accepted example of a song cycle is Ludwig van Beethoven 's An die ferne Geliebte (1816 The tradition was continued by Schumann, Brahms, and Hugo Wolf, and on into the 20th century by Strauss and Mahler. Robert Schumann, sometimes given as Robert Alexander Schumann (June 8 1810 &ndash July 29 1856 was a German Composer, Aesthete and influential Music critic Johannes Brahms ( pronounced ˈbʁaːms (May 7 1833 &ndash April 3 1897 was a German Composer Hugo Wolf (March 13 1860 – February 22 1903 was an Austrian Composer of Slovene origin particularly noted for his art songs or Lieder. The twentieth century of the Common Era began on Richard Georg Strauss (11 June 1864 &ndash 8 September 1949 was a German Composer of the late Romantic era and early modern era particularly noted The body of song created in the Lied tradition, like that of the Italian madrigal three centuries before, represents one of the richest products of human sensibility. Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest A madrigal is a type of Secular vocal music composition written during the Renaissance and early Baroque eras
The Lied tradition is closely linked with the German language. The German language (de ''Deutsch'') is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages. But there are parallels elsewhere, noticeably in France, with the melodies of such composers as Berlioz, Fauré, Debussy and Francis Poulenc, and in Russia, with the songs of Mussorgsky and Rachmaninov in particular. This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. Gabriel Urbain Fauré ( 12 May 1845 &ndash 4 November 1924) was a French Composer, Organist, Pianist Achille-Claude Debussy (aʃil klod dəbysi (August 22 1862 &ndash March 25 1918 was a French Composer. See also, Rhône-Poulenc Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc (fʀɑ̃sis ʒɑ̃ maʀsɛl pulɛ̃k January 7, 1899 – January 30, Russia (Россия Rossiya) or the Russian Federation ( Rossiyskaya Federatsiya) is a transcontinental Country extending Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (Моде́ст Петро́вич Му́соргский Modest Petrovič Musorgskij) ( March 21 March 9 1839 &ndash March WikipediaWikiProject Composers#Lead section --> Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff (Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов England too had a flowering of song in the 20th century represented by Vaughan Williams and Benjamin Britten. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland The twentieth century of the Common Era began on Ralph (reɪf Vaughan Williams OM (12 October 1872 &ndash 26 August 1958 was an English Composer of symphonies, Chamber music Edward Benjamin Britten Baron Britten, OM CH (22 November 1913 – 4 December 1976 was an English Composer, conductor, The Polish composer Stanisław Moniuszko (1819 - 1872) composed 278 songs. Stanisław Moniuszko (born May 5, 1819 in Ubiel near Minsk - June 4, 1872 in Warsaw, Congress Poland) was a 276 were compiled in 12 booklets called The Home Songbook (Śpiewnik Domowy). The songs were set to poems by the most famous Polish poets of that time, such as Adam Mickiewicz. Adam Bernard Mickiewicz (pronounced ] in Belarusian, Адам Міцкевіч; in Lithuanian, Adomas Bernardas Mickevičius; December
Hallmark, Rufus, ed. German Lieder in the Nineteenth Century. New York: Schirmer, 1996. Parsons, James, ed. The Cambridge Companion to the Lied. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.